Chambers&Partners has recently released its 2020 Asia-Pacific Guide, in which GRATA International has confirmed its status as one of the leading legal experts in Central Asia and Caspian region, with rankings in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
GRATA International tops asialaw Profiles 2020 Kazakhstan rankings
Following in-depth research, asialaw Profiles have selected the best law firms and experts in 25 Asian jurisdictions: from Australia to Vietnam.
Yerbolat Yerkebulanov held a seminar in Atyrau for representatives of oilfield service companies
During the event, issues of local content in procurement of subsoil users (including TCO, NCOC), including liability of subsoil users and suppliers, applicable reporting, as well as measures on mitigating legal uncertainty risks were discussed.
GRATA Azerbaijan participated in the Presentation of the new “monitoring.az”
On 25 October, 2019 the event on Presentation of the new “monitoring.az” portal, developed by the Center for Economic Reform Analysis and Communication with BP was held.
An agreement was signed on cooperation with IFC in Uzbekistan
The Ministry of Finance signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (hereinafter referred as IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to provide consulting services to Uzbekistan on structuring and competitive bidding for a public-private partnership (hereinafter referred as PPP) project for the construction of a 1300 megawatt combined cycle gas plant in the Syrdarya region.
A temporary ban on the import of certain types of oil and petroleum products via vehicles into the territory of Kyrgyz Republic was introduced
A temporary ban on the import of certain types of oil and petroleum products via motor vehicles into the Kyrgyz Republic has been introduced. The relevant decision was signed by the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev.
The Regulation on the Procedure for Accounting and Control of Oil and Petroleum Products in the Kyrgyz Republic was approved
In order to strengthen control over import, storage, production and sale of oil products in the Kyrgyz Republic, the Resolution approved the Regulation on the Procedure for Accounting and Control of Oil and Oil Products in the Kyrgyz Republic, Technical Requirements for the Electronic System of Accounting and Control of Oil and Oil Products, as well as the form of the electronic bill of lading for oil products.
Uzbekneftegaz and Tatneft signed an agreement on exploration work in Uzbekistan
On May 15, 2019, the joint-stock company Uzbekneftegaz and the Russian oil company Tatneft signed an agreement on exploration in Uzbekistan.
The EAEU technical regulations on oil safety will come into force from July 1, 2019 in Kyrgyzstan
From July 1, 2019, the technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union “On the safety of oil prepared for transportation or use” (EAEU TR 045/2017) will come into force in the Kyrgyz Republic.
GRATA International ranked in Asia law Profiles 2019
For another consecutive year GRATA International received high appraisals from Asialaw profiles, one of the leading legal guides to top law firms and practitioners in Asia-Pacific.
Criteria for determination of oil and gas activities and non-public sector
By Resolution #56 dated 18 February 2019, the Cabinet of Ministers approved criteria for determination of oil and gas activities and non-public sector for the purposes of article 101.1-4 of the Tax Code and 14.7 of Social Insurance Law.